Examples of picky in a Sentence
a picky cat who would only eat one particular kind of food, and only if it was served in his special dish
she's picky, but she always finds the best quality in fresh meat and fish
Recent Examples of picky from the Web
Garnish with a twist of lemon peel (some insist that this be squeezed over the drink and discarded; Handy wasn't so picky). *
And that’s not a bad plan for human parents making supper for picky children.
Some are picky eaters who’ve never eaten yogurt, bananas, beans or avocados.
This should mean that the charging system isn't that picky about distance and orientation.
Marcell Ozuna doesn’t seem to be too picky about his bats.
Here was my picky kid, excited about American history.
Shredding makes a vegetable less visible to picky eaters and easier to sneak in.
But McConnell does seem to have been mighty picky about who got an official seat at that table.
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First Known Use of picky
PICKY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of picky for English Language Learners
: very careful or too careful about choosing or accepting things : hard to please
PICKY Defined for Kids
Definition of picky for Students
: hard to please a picky eater
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